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Koru Development in the Media

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Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman, international best selling author of Emotional Intelligence, references Gill Crossland-Thackray in the latest edition of Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence.

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is feeling the wind in your hair and the sun on your face, intentionally creating a space to be alive and consciously aware in the here and now. To be open to the world around us with kindness and acceptance both for ourselves and others.


New free mindfulness course for chartered accountants aims to increase resilience and focus

A new introduction to mindfulness course to be introduced by Chartered Accountants’ Benevolent Association later this year is designed to help increase resilience and focus

Read more about this mindfulness course devised by Gill Thackray for Chartered Accountants

The Guardian

Mindfulness. Everybody's doing it. From Google to the NHS and Transport for London. Even Harvard Business School includes mindfulness principles in its leadership programmes.

So what is mindfulness? In its simplest form, mindfulness means awareness. Practising mindfulness offers a way to pay attention to the present moment, without judgement. The origins of mindfulness sit firmly in Buddhism but it's increasingly taught in a secular form.

Read more about the benefits of Mindfulness at Work....

Interview Guru

Qualifications? Experience? Gill Thackray, Director of Koru Development – experts in practical and innovative career-related psychology solutions, discusses just what employers look for in a candidate. She discusses:

Read more about what employers are really looking for at InterviewGuru....

The Sussex Newspaper

Can happiness protect your heart?

The government’s recent spin around measuring GDH (Gross Domestic Happiness) as well as GDP has produced considerable debate and much derision in the current economic climate. Scratch beneath the surface and through the hype though and there might just be some value to be found in cultivating a little happiness for yourself.

It’s well known that stress, depression and generally being none too happy with your lot in life has a huge impact on your health, but what about opposite states? Could happiness and contentment help you to live longer?....

When a gagging order could be good for you

All of the talk in the media recently about high profile celebs obtaining gagging orders to silence the press has got me thinking.

Shelve the guessing game about who those celebs might be (give it a week or two and you’ll recognise them by the huge bulls eye painted on their backs when the injunction is lifted) and consider whether you might need your very own gagging order. How do you speak to yourself when no one else is listening?....

Ultrafit Magazine